9 Decorating Ideas using Trendy Tribal Batik Stencils

Batik patterns are haute right now and can be found in the trendiest homes! Batik is a dye resistant pattern on cloth originally found in Indonesia, but the technique is also now found in traditional African, Chinese, Japenese and even South American textiles. You’ll find this tribal pattern in home products at World Market or Pier 1, but for a hefty price tag. No one wants that! Instead, check out our Tribal Batik Wall Stencil, Furniture Stencil, and Craft Stencil to help you decorate different surfaces with this dotted design for a fraction of the cost of store bought decor. Now that’s what we’re talking about! To show you how versatile and easy-to-use these batik stencils are, check out these 9 DIY stencil projects from our studio and our happy, creative customers:

9 Decorating Ideas using Trendy Tribal Batik Stencils from Royal Design Studio (Wallpaper Wall Stencils, Painted Furniture Stencils, Craft Project Stencils)

Contrasting colors are always a surefire way to add drama to a room. We painted and stenciled this accent wall with our Tribal Batik Wall Stencil in a black and white color scheme for a look that is global, glam, and modern all at the same time.

9 Decorating Ideas using Trendy Tribal Batik Stencils from Royal Design Studio (Wallpaper Wall Stencils, Painted Furniture Stencils, Craft Project Stencils)

The necessary components of household decor are functionality and personality. Albion Gould lives by this golden rule and her side table is no exception! Side tables are great for storage and style, but Albion’s was lacking in the style department. To overcome this obstacle, she stenciled her table top with our Tribal Batik Furniture Stencil using a creative combination of Florence and English Yellow Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. Now her side table is functional and phenomenal!

9 Decorating Ideas using Trendy Tribal Batik Stencils from Royal Design Studio (Wallpaper Wall Stencils, Painted Furniture Stencils, Craft Project Stencils)

When Cupcake Wishes and Birthday Dreams set out to decorate a hurricane vase she wanted to go above and beyond normal crafting so she looked to Royal Design Studio for stencil ideas. After seeing our Craft Stencils and Stencil Ideas, she decided she would color-etch our vase with our Tribal Batik Craft Stencil. She used etching cream to create a frosted look to a glass vase and then used an acrylic paint dabber to add color to the etched design on the vase. There are so many crafting and decorating possibilities with stencils!

9 Decorating Ideas using Trendy Tribal Batik Stencils from Royal Design Studio (Wallpaper Wall Stencils, Painted Furniture Stencils, Craft Project Stencils)

This coffee table was brought to Fresh Coat Furniture by a couple who wanted to keep it, but were moving and it longer matcher their new African décor. Here comes a fresh coat of paint and furniture stencils to save the day! If you’re looking for furniture that speaks to your design style, try out stenciling! Stenciling is a better way to interpret your style and match your décor than buying something expensive and maybe not exactly what you want. Have it your way with stencils!

9 Decorating Ideas using Trendy Tribal Batik Stencils from Royal Design Studio (Wallpaper Wall Stencils, Painted Furniture Stencils, Craft Project Stencils)

Nesting tables are a great “go to” decorating item for any home, especially for a small living space. While entertaining, you can simply spread the tables to get more usable surface area and later push them together to make more room. As much as Finding Silver Pennies loved her nesting tables, they desperately needed a little bit of personality. She decided to give them a fresh new look with our Tribal Batik Furniture Stencil in Napoleonic Blue Chalk Paint® by Annie Sloan. The beautiful boho chic inlay-like look of this pattern would be a perfect addition to any home, including yours! Check out the full DIY furniture stencil tutorial here.

9 Decorating Ideas using Trendy Tribal Batik Stencils from Royal Design Studio (Wallpaper Wall Stencils, Painted Furniture Stencils, Craft Project Stencils)

Set a festive table with batik pattern place mats stenciled with Jacquard Discharge Paste. This is such an easy and fun technique that you can use on DIY stenciled fabric and clothing projects. We took some plain place mats and napkins we found at Pier 1 Imports and transformed them with our Tribal Batik Furniture Stencils. You can find the full DIY batik stencil tutorial here.

9 Decorating Ideas using Trendy Tribal Batik Stencils from Royal Design Studio (Wallpaper Wall Stencils, Painted Furniture Stencils, Craft Project Stencils)

Our Tribal Batik Wall Stencil was the perfect scale for this large wall in this urban loft. Lindsey Runyon designed this space to be eco and urban friendly that included fresh creativity on a budget. This African-inspired tribal stencil was the perfect pattern to fulfill her needs.

9 Decorating Ideas using Trendy Tribal Batik Stencils from Royal Design Studio (Wallpaper Wall Stencils, Painted Furniture Stencils, Craft Project Stencils)

My Patch of Blue Sky had a fun idea to create funky artwork with our Tribal Batik Wall Stencil, a variety of our Royal Stencil Cremes, and tempered glass. This reverse painted glass art includes a DIY stencil tutorial, featured on our design blog Paint & Pattern, which you can switch up to create a truly custom piece. Though she made this giant piece as wall art, you can choose to add felt pads to yours and use it as a centerpiece, to cover a dresser or tabletop, or as a serving tray.

9 Decorating Ideas using Trendy Tribal Batik Stencils from Royal Design Studio (Wallpaper Wall Stencils, Painted Furniture Stencils, Craft Project Stencils)

Want to create a dramatic entrance in the first room guests see when they enter your home? With stencils, a limited budget doesn’t mean you have to scrimp on style! We love how light and airy this budget dining room makeover is by Rae McConville Interiors! 

If your creativity gears are turning and are inspired by these batik décor projects, you can also check out our entire African and Tribal Stencil Collection and Tribal Stencil Ideas to complete your room makeover. If you have some stencil DIY projects of your own, we’d love to see them! Email us at projects@royaldesignstudio.com or post to our Facebook Page. We want to share your beautiful stencil projects with our readers! 


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